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Student in GI Joe Costume Caused College Lockdown

Student in GI Joe Costume Caused College Lockdown
Posted November 5th, 2013 @ 11:23am by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Central Connecticut State University was on lockdown yesterday, with local and state law enforcement—including SWAT teams—taking over the campus following reports of an armed man. Turns out it was student David Kyem, who was still wearing his GI Joe-inspired Halloween costume, the Hartford Courant reports. He'd been at the University of Connecticut for the weekend and wasn't able to squeeze the whole costume—with its camouflage pants, mask, tactical vest, and plastic weapons—into his backpack for the trip home, he says.

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